(in last name alphabetical order)

Danyiel Abate Sales Assistant
216-220-1286 dabate@abais.com

Danyiel joined ABA Insurance Services in 2017 as a Sales Assistant, responsible for account management, servicing and establishing agency relationships within her territory for our Small Business Group Professional Liability product lines. Before joining ABA Insurance Services, she was at AIG as a Senior Account Service Representative in the Group Employee Benefits department for 11 years and an Administrative Assistant for 2 years prior to that. Danyiel attended Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, Ohio.

Alena Dreskin Operations Assistant
216-220-1278 adreskin@abais.com


Chad Guyer Account Executive
216-220-1355 cguyer@abais.com

Chad joined ABA Insurance Services in 2017 as Account Executive and is responsible for fostering agency relationships and growing the Small Business Group's professional liability product lines in his territory. Prior to joining ABA Insurance Services, he was with Nationwide Insurance for 15 years in successive sales manager roles. Chad earned his B.A. from Cleveland State University, Ohio.

Josh Holden Senior Account Executive
216-220-1294 jholden@abais.com


Josh joined ABA Insurance Services in 2015 as Senior Account Executive and is responsible for growing the Small Business Group's professional liability product lines in all 50 states. Prior to joining ABA Insurance Services, he served in successive business development roles at Nestle USA for over 2 years, most recently as a Marketing Associate on the DiGiorno Pizza brand; and spent 9 years as a Field Artillery officer in the U.S. Army. Josh earned a B.S. from The United States Military Academy at West Point and an MBA from The Ohio State University.




Josh loves spending time and vacationing with his beautiful wife, Jessica. He enjoys watching Army beat Navy in football...and the Browns beat anybody. He's into CrossFit, golfing, surfing, spending time with friends, and eating at great Cleveland restaurants. Josh is very active in his community, serving on the Board of Directors at the United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, as the Usher Team Leader at King’s Church in Lakewood, as a hospice volunteer at Grace Hospice, and as a volunteer for Fostering Hope, a nonprofit child outreach program.

Sharon Hrenko Territory Manager
216-220-1295 shrenko@abais.com


Sharon joined ABA Insurance Services in 2012 and manages agent relationships in our Small Business Group, primarily in the Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) program. Sharon has 9 years experience at Progressive Insurance where she focused on customer service and improving overall customer experience. At Progressive, in addition to her primary position as a Commercial Product Specialist, she was a Rate Accuracy Representative, Policy Verification Representative, Customer Service Representative and Quality Assurance Tester. She is working on her B.A. in Sociology from Cleveland State University, Ohio.


Sharon loves spending her free time with her fiancé and her beautiful daughters. Her many loves include scuba diving, cooking, dining out at her favorite Mexican restaurant and Starbucks coffee (It’s her savior on Monday mornings). She has a love for the Ocean and dreams of retiring someday steps away from it.

Patty Szabo Operations Manager
216-220-1292 pszabo@abais.com


Patty began her underwriting career in 1997 when she was hired as an Underwriter Assistant with Progressive’s Professional Liability Group and transitioned with the group when it became ABA Insurance Services in April, 2010. She was instrumental in the start up of our EPLI program in 2007 and continues to be a vital member in our Small Business Lines. Prior to Progressive, Patty was a legal assistant for several large law firms in downtown Cleveland for over 10 years.



Patty’s favorite place to spend time is at the beach and she enjoys vacationing in Hilton Head, SC every summer with her family. Patty’s other favorite past time is traveling to amusement parks and screaming on roller coasters with her kids. She also enjoys shopping, going to the movies with friends and volunteering at school functions.

Amber Williams Operations Assistant
216-220-1277 awilliams@abais.com
Nancy Yang Operations Assistant
216-220-1346 ayang@abais.com